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Debian: New tk8.3 packages fix arbitrary code execution

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the GIF image parsing code of Tk, a cross-platform graphical toolkit, could lead to denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1490-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
February 10, 2008                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : tk8.3
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-0553

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the GIF image parsing code
of Tk, a cross-platform graphical toolkit, could lead to denial of
service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 8.3.5-6etch2.

For the old stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in
version 8.3.5-4sarge1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tk8.3 packages.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
       will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
       will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
       will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
       will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian 3.1 (oldstable)
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Oldstable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:      619 72ec50a6f7fe598dfdfa5bb6dcce26b8
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:    27487 e8e4be4e42aa8d8aa42737e51bd00efb

Architecture independent packages:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-doc_8.3.5-4sarge1_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   656610 2fdeefaa7fda287e93f03835b81c6b97

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_alpha.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   800050 9ffdf85836c8c363791fca0fd9695caa
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_alpha.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   866706 dccdb481171dbda93f1e285ba80928c1

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_amd64.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  5401662 027185eb7532fa4e9cdd0d50bdaf3d83
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_amd64.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   678048 b5be308ba38fab05cae38e092d57a889

arm architecture (ARM)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_arm.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   693912 5399334e960fdcc8bcffe9264f249088
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_arm.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  5374592 80f52caef92bb04868944996407be7b4

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_hppa.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  5523864 89387f3788ac2ecc8f1209573e51d462
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_hppa.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   771440 50776eb1a27f0b64d5a293bc9a3b2578

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_i386.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  5373152 1acda6edfe3ca9d906e309b7ec1c80df
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_i386.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   663734 2455bba9b8ff48ff5cac5a95f4c186e6

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_ia64.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   898866 940ba28f8b0db48406ee4809b9d77f86
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_ia64.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  5621592 4fb33ae434375d246943d88dd3682c7a

m68k architecture (Motorola Mc680x0)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_m68k.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   575068 6458f19e912a11ed076486ab61743214
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_m68k.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  5379682 fc5794b7b0079628fa530298f9476bfb

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_mips.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   704002 25fbbe38f11333a06bc05d23126df314
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_mips.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   816286 b3d5de6c3d0825efae3c2589e092aa34

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_mipsel.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   813022 1423ef69d3d9bd8b701793856cc795cf
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_mipsel.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   701082 406ae2f59095a43400895e5b40e6ab3c

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_powerpc.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  7878966 a265e04e508554a1d0bd314cb7d6a908
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_powerpc.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   677236 6a4d7527fbf5a228c1acde4299ea1f84

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_s390.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  5561774 e0f0a37236461ae94b933e4a5eb14817
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_s390.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   674842 6c668ee1265ae78ad5b812e607f5f71d

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-4sarge1_sparc.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  5426718 20594b4384ea7417cf7a5632f8638bbd
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-4sarge1_sparc.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   678866 abc4b418f08a7605df0e9eb8cd4c657d

Debian 4.0 (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:      672 4e486153b8faf53782476e22c3880001
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:    28777 54d70c692b5c712098e7a3f3da8a169f
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5.orig.tar.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:  2598030 363a55d31d94e05159e9212074c68004

Architecture independent packages:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-doc_8.3.5-6etch2_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   657298 cc62b269ba2ac2bd6eca61774adb75b8

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_alpha.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   870312 ca7383e0d6ceac65fd9dc59625fb051d
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_alpha.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   808390 23b7446294b1cb3cf48fc1ad51b4edfe

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_amd64.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   830910 4769eafe35695248d9e5f86b55a71874
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_amd64.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   691460 ab8c2af96d4573753de894f5d738d9df

arm architecture (ARM)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_arm.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   802950 247e4ef8599dff92ce89ffc040a683e9
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_arm.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   649908 ad723304134fdd974f87f03be98466c4

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_hppa.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   889136 299f1a1f029ae989000f0618f3f627c2
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_hppa.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   773516 1d0fa389e6d47a3735d9db10eea5030e

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_i386.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   805102 94482087953e4efdbd27bd72ae7187af
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_i386.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   672612 a89666282487cda0bae98a0873fb01d7

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_ia64.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:  1057942 c8a0053f14a1cf36f3dd20124b633e68
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_ia64.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   959576 b3c0dd20cc601ef00c8f2958f33b57ab

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_mips.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   728178 f8e3ef984f59b502767e39a16418b512
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_mips.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   825678 46311b08a5851e68a355217f08068647

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_mipsel.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   823114 1beec3521b5a071b5d61c7ac0ab400f4
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_mipsel.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   725968 44abec2145cf4619ee9fdb519d8a817b

powerpc architecture (PowerPC)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_powerpc.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   659960 6121101918009e9cfc3400bd00bd1176
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_powerpc.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   824324 2b4d6681e5736f78fdfdfe0afc9c54cc

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_s390.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   838398 4cf8eb32d6c4a0e51d42141c4be20f94
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_s390.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   694042 68ab888f154ccd255b2e3487ee449076

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3-dev_8.3.5-6etch2_sparc.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   680556 ca6f34ad3f8052f0488fbb27c63f46b7
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tk8.3/tk8.3_8.3.5-6etch2_sparc.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   805330 e9088a3f282d1d34fc60437bbc29579e


 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
 its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/
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